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In Bolivia, budget travelers are the favored guest: you'll usually be able to find a comfortable room, many times with a private bathroom, for around $10 per night. Whether you are on a tight budget or looking to splurge, Bolivia has a wide range of accommodation options that will suit your needs. In Bolivia, you can find minimalist campsites, budget hostels, chain hotels, and even luxury resorts.

Rooms throughout Bolivia can be found at extremely reasonable prices. A bunk in a dorm-style hostel can be found for as little as $4 per night, while the going rate for a night in a luxury hotel in La Paz is around $120 a night. In smaller towns, you probably won't have as much choice for accommodations beyond threadbare budget hostels.

When booking your trip, keep in mind the peak travel season in Bolivia is mid-June through early September. During this time demand for rooms is high and prices go up, so you'd be wise to make reservations in advance. In addition, room rates are known to double or even triple during popular holidays and fiestas, so check the calendar before you make your trip. Negotiating a discount on the advertised rate is a viable option during other times of the year.

Bolivia Budget Hotels and Bolivia Hostels

There are dozens of hostels and hotels in La Paz and Santa Cruz, and a variety of options in tourist areas throughout the country. Most Bolivia hostels supply beds in dorm rooms for $7 or less a night, but if you prefer your own shower and privacy you'll have to add on a few more dollars. Bolivia hostels are usually within walking distance of local attractions and transit, and some even organize their own tours and excursions. Standard amenities usually include hot water and at least one shared computer with Internet access, but some hostels go above and beyond to supply breakfast, televisions or Wi-Fi.

As far as Bolivia budget hotels are concerned, it's always a good idea to ask to see your room before making a commitment. Although rooms usually come standard with a shower, don't be surprised if the water temperature is erratic. Bolivia budget hotels are also not always experts in the way of ambiance (and sometimes comfort), so don't be surprised to find threadbare accommodations. A no-frills room will set you back as little as $50 a night, whereas a stay at a familiar chain (think the Radisson or Plaza) will cost between $90 and $120 per night, but some complain that the star rating doesn't compare with U.S. counterparts.

Bolivia Luxury Hotels and Bolivia Resorts

Bolivia may not have as many luxury hotels and resorts as nearby Chile and Peru, but the country makes up for the lack of numbers in terms of value. Although you'll be hard pressed to find a luxury hotel offering posh décor and spa treatments, those looking for charming, cliff-side eco-resorts will be pleased to know they can be found throughout Bolivia.

Bolivia resorts are rated on a 5-star scale, but the numbers don't always translate to other international standards. You may be surprised to find dated furniture and cracking paint in your suite, but most Bolivia resorts have unmatched service and tasty, international restaurants.

Bolivia Camping and Other Bolivia Accommodation Options

Bolivia camping has some of the best scenery in the world, with campsites set in valleys at the base of the Andes and in the salt flats. You can camp just about anywhere for free, but it's a good idea to check with local police, park rangers, or the nearest landowner. Unfortunately, there are few designated campsites throughout the country, making it hard to plan a trip. Most travelers choose to skip Bolivia camping altogether, and instead explore the wilderness by day and return to budget hostels by night. If you do choose to set up camp, remember that Bolivia's highlands experience cold nights and the lowlands have swarms of mosquitoes. Some national parks have shelters where you can stay for a small fee, which range from basic huts to comfortable cabins with beds and bathrooms.

Away from cities in popular resort towns, you will find cabañas, or cabins. Other accommodation options in Bolivia include hostales, alojamientos, or residenciales – three different names that typically mean you'll find basic rooms with a shared bathroom. The rooms tend to vary widely in cleanliness and comfort, so be sure to ask to check out your quarters before paying.

Other Hotel pages in Bolivia that may be of interest: Copacabana Hotels, The Center and El Prado Hotels, Hotels, Sucre Hotels, La Paz Hotels, San Ignacio De Velasco Hotels, Zona Sur Hotels, Staying In Parque Nacional AmborĂł , San Pedro Hotels and Lake Titcaca Hotels.

17 Jun 2010

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Inca Utama Resort

Located on Huatajata Island on the Bolivian shores of Lake Titicaca is one of the region’s most interesting and unusual first class hotels. What...


Hostal Gabriel

Hostal Gabriel is a simple hostel that is centrally located, within walking distance of all the restaurants, taverns, nightclubs, docks and bus...

Copacabana, Bolivia

Hotel Rosario

Hotel Rosario's motto 'a charming hotel in La Paz' sums it up perfectly. Everything about the place is 'charming'. From the bustling, extra-friendly,...

Rosario, Calle Sagárnaga and San Pedro, La Paz Neighborhoods, La Paz, Bolivia

Hotel Rosario del Lago

Hotel Rosario del Lago is a luxurious hotel on the shores of Lake Titicaca with a prime location to catch every breathtaking sunset that spills...

Copacabana, Bolivia
Hotel Canada

Hotel Canada

Located six blocks from the main city square, Hotel Canada is a comfortable place to lay your head after traversing this sprawling city. The hotel...

Santa Cruz, Bolivia

Cruz de los andes hostal

private bath, garage,buffet breakfast included, cable tv, balconies,friendly staff, internet access, security...

Rosario, Calle Sagárnaga and San Pedro, La Paz Neighborhoods, La Paz, Bolivia

Jodanga Backpacker’s Hostel

A short walk from the heart of Santa Cruz, the airport and the main bus terminal, Jodanga is a relatively new backpacker hostel in Santa Cruz...

Santa Cruz, Bolivia

Hostelling International Salar de Uyuni

A simple, good option, though the rooms are not well lit and some are significantly worse off than others. Ask to see the room before you commit...

Uyuni, Bolivia

Hotel Avenida

This basic but adequate budget hotel is situated practically opposite Uyuni’s train station, making it a convenient option for anyone arriving late...

Uyuni, Bolivia

Hostal Marith

A busy backpacker favorite, Marith has a courtyard, and shared showers with hot water available all day long. ...

Uyuni, Bolivia

Toñito Hotel

With the excellent Minuteman Pizza located on the premises, Toñito is a convenient and comfortable spot to spend the night. Rooms are colorful...

Uyuni, Bolivia

Los Girasoles Hotel

If you've got a bit of extra cash to spend on accommodations in Uyuni, Los Girasoles is a comfortable option. With spacious wood-paneled rooms,...

Uyuni, Bolivia

Jardines de Uyuni

Jardines might be the most unique lodging option in Uyuni. Built around a courtyard, it has adobe walls and beds, interesting wall paintings, and...

Uyuni, Bolivia

Hotel Espejillos

Tucked about 10 miles into the jungle, this eco-lodge has private waterfalls. The hotel was hand-crafted by the man who runs it. There is a river...

Santa Cruz, Bolivia

Adventure Brew Hostel

At the Adventure Brew Hostel your every need is considered. This friendly place has it all, even down to free microbrewery beer every night of your...

La Paz Neighborhoods, La Paz, Bolivia
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